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The Memory Palace

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From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm
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Hollywood, CA

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From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

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English


Episodes

Election Eve Rebroadcast (In Line)

11/5/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more and donate to help keep this show and the other Radiotopia shows thrive at Radiotopia.fm Notes * There are a gajillion things that you can and should read about this period. I’m almost loathe to tell you where to begin. So: some of the details for this story were found in this remarkable article by Claude Sitton. Music * We hear a segment of Holding Pattern, by...

Duration:00:07:44

Episode 134 (The Dress in the Closet)

10/27/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. A note: this here is a Halloween episode. They get creepy. Music We hear both Easter and The Attachment by Michael Price. Some of DNA by Akira Kosemura. Piano & Violoncello 1 by Irena and Voltech Havel. Zucht 2 by Machinefabriek The Walk from the score to Tender is the Night. Rendez-vous from Allesandro Cicognini's score to The Indiscretion of an American Wife.

Duration:00:12:12

Episode 133: Antidisestablishmentarianism

10/13/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music We start with the very English, Voluntary No. 4 in b-flat Minor, by Margaret Phillips. Hear Nero's Nocturne from Chilly Gonzales. Some of The Stars vs. Creatures by Colleen. Abide with Me from the Thelonious Monk Septet off his Monk's Music album. Walzer fur Robert by Anne Muller off of Erased Tapes Volume 5. Evening at Eight by Keith Kenniff. and Berceuse by Alexandra Streliski.

Duration:00:12:58

Episode 132 (Ida Lewis)

9/25/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music We hear Waltz from the score to Angels & Insects. Movements IV and II from David Liptak’s Serenade for Alto Sax and Strings. A bit of Violin Solo no. 1 from Peter Broderick. Some of Zucht 2 from Machienfabrik. A bit of Origami Tulips from Lullatone. Unseen Forces from Justin Walter. Midnight Moon from Annalisa Tornfelt and Gideon Freudman Ida Lupino from Paul Bley’s Changes album from 1965. And Lost Fur (Reprise) from the...

Duration:00:16:17

Episode 131 (Lost Locusts)

9/11/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music High Aura'dAll the Spirits that Dance Notes book

Duration:00:10:42

Episode 130 (Independence Hall 2: The Legend of Walter Knott)

8/22/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music PenguinsLullaby (the 1st)Hear Gentle ThreatEquality Under the LawThe Lady with the Golden StockingsMaggi's Flute - Lifting OffIn an 18th Century Drawing RoomEvelop

Duration:00:15:45

Summer Re-run: Episode 68 (White Heat, White Light)

8/7/2018
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Music * Under the credits is Harlaamstrat 74 off of John Dankworth’s Modesty Blaise score. * The opening loop is from Mr. Knight from Coltrane Plays the Blues, which you should own. * The violin piece is Occam II for Violin, a piece by Silvia Tarozzi, played by Pauline Oliveros. * Next up is Mikuro’s Blues from the mighty David S. Ware’ mighty Go See the World. * The amazing orchestral pieces is Triumph by Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Carlos Nino from Fill the Heart- Shaped Cup * Finally,...

Duration:00:08:57

Episode 129: Uplift

7/26/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music The Bundt Diaries Kola (Lighthouse Version)Snow CanonThe Morning AfterGeometria del UniversoBug's WalkTouch Me & DieThe Last Tears of a Deceased

Duration:00:12:22

Episode 128 (Patience)

7/4/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Notes hereHelp Me to Find My People

Duration:00:08:10

A White Horse, re-released on the second anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

6/12/2018
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This piece was originally released a few days after the shooting deaths of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It is re-released here on the second anniversary of the event. If you are so moved, please donate to any of these charities: Equality Florida. Human Rights Campaign. Everytown for Gun Safety. Trans Lifeline

Duration:00:09:50

No Summer (Episode 127)

6/4/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Notes The Year Without a Summer: 1816 and the Volcano that Darkened the World and Changed historythis video

Duration:00:11:51

Episode 126 (The 8th Story)

5/17/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music WavelandN.Y.C.Stars vs. CreaturesWieseMissing PieceFog TropesSpindriftLonging for a Frozen SkyWakeGalaxies Like Grains Minuet for Cheap Piano

Duration:00:09:56

Episode 125: Snakes!

4/25/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Ferris WheelHerman's MaltDavid Goes HuntingDouble PortraitIdea of Order at Kyson PointBicycles and FlasksIl Tamoure dei BambiniA Naga Swaram-Snake Charmers MelodyCompletely Gone

Duration:00:12:54

Episode 124 (Junk Room)

4/5/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Music

Duration:00:13:10

A quick update and a bonus episode

3/27/2018
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A quick update and a brief little bonus episode.

Duration:00:07:13

Episode 123: Outliers

3/12/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Valentine My Funny Notes an extraordinary article

Duration:00:07:00

Big Block of Cheese - Bonus episode

2/22/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. This special episode was originally made for a live episode of The West Wing Weekly. To hear a live version of this story (and the rest of a particularly delightful TWWW episode), visit thewestwingweekly.com. Music MoonbowWipe the Slate CleanAwkward RideJustine and Sami

Duration:00:08:45

Episode 122 (Hercules)

2/12/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Facing the ObstaclesNice Breeze Isn't It?The Things Left UnsaidView from a Balcony1979 The Puritan. Notes this articlethis onethis oneThe Philadelphia Negro: A Social Study.George Washington and Slavery, A Documentary Study.

Duration:00:11:08

Episode 121 (The Nickel Candy Bar)

1/27/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Notes here.thisOxford Companion to American Food & Drink

Duration:00:12:28

Episode 120 (The Prairie Chicken in Wisconsin: Highlights of a Study of Counts, Behavior, Turnover, Movement, and Habitat)

1/13/2018
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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Suite, Op. 90: II Menuet Aviary and the Cuckoo in the Heart of the WoodsJuneauThe WaltzDila Ni Dila Notes watch

Duration:00:12:47